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Article: Florida Southern College - Lakeland, FL

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There's a lot to like, and to learn from, in this little piece -- and some unique photos, which unfortunately can't be enlarged.

This quote is surprising: "Like the trees of the original grove, the columns were positioned 18 feet from each other. Each column, 6-feet and 9-inches high, sprout an elongated triangle that supports the overhang, edged in copper. Additionally, the triangular module is incised with a design mimicking leaves."

And, a restoration architect waxes nearly poetic in describing the form and structure of the Pfeiffer Chapel. Most enlightening.

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It is unfortunate that, as more room was needed for this or that purpose, they chose to hire other architects, rather than adapt the unbuilt buildings FLW designed. The music building would have been exceptional.

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Based on the one image posted, I would hardly call the building "stunning."

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It is unlucky that, as more room turned into wished for this or that purpose, they chose to rent other architects, in place of adapt the unbuilt homes FLW designed

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Roderick - it's interesting how a bot tried to rephrase your post from December

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[We could have been collecting samples of bot-speak that we've been spammed with over the last couple of years . . . It might've made enlightening reading . . .]

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Owner of the G. Curtis Yelland House (1910), by Wm. Drummond

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Re: Article: Florida Southern College - Lakeland, FL

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It is unfortunate that as more space was needed for this purpose or for that purpose, they chose to employ other buildings, rather than aligned with the building blocks created by FLW. The music industry would be unique.

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Re: Article: Florida Southern College - Lakeland, FL

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*sigh*

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